Aurangzeb – A Mughal Emporer

Aurangzeb (3rd November 1618- 3rd March 1707) was the 6th Mughal Emperor and ruled for 49 Years. The Mughal Empire maximised and reached its biggest success during the reign of Aurangzeb. His father was Shah Jahan, the builder of the Taj Mahal in Aghra. Growing up he was educated in Islam and had learnt calligraphy and some of his work can still be seen today! One of his goals was to bring Islamic governance to the Mughal Empire. Aurangzeb had good relationships with Hindus and Sikhs by giving them much respect. Aurangzeb died from a natural death at the age of 88 in 1707.

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